Calogo Tower

The tower is the only remaining part of the old Benedictine monastery of San Cipriano de Cálogo, founded by San Fructuoso in the 7th century. The monastery was destroyed by Norman raids in the 9th and 10th centuries.

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Mussels “batea”

The economy of Vilanova de Arousa has revolved around fishing since ancient times, since since the 16th century this was the great provider of fish for Castile. This abundance of raw material led to the establishment of a thriving canning industry, starting in the 18th century.

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